While others find many ignominious uses for Stick Man — a bat, a pen, a bow and a boomerang among others — Stick Man does all he can to find his way back home…And, happily, he does! A brilliant visual treat made all the more special in this snowy gift edition. A brilliant visual treat now available as a sturdy board book with a hardback cover.
A wonderful collection of poems from the much-loved creator of The Gruffalo, all of them perfect for reading aloud. Nick Sharratt has great fun with the illustrations and Vera Victoria Vines, dressed up to the nines, is a particular treat, as is the crazy, mayonnaisy mum serving up ice cream with baked beans, and golden syrup with sardines!
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The official Gruffalo Annual is bursting with fun stories, perfect puzzles and amazing activities, featuring all your favourite characters from the deep dark wood. With 64 pages filled with crafts, recipes, quizzes, games, drawing, writing and colouring-in, it's enough to keep Gruffalo fans busy all year round! This handy little spotters guide is just the thing to take out into the wood, countryside or park and will inject extra Gruffalo-themed fun into walks with children. There are eye-spy games, guides to trees and butterflies, activity suggestions and two page of bright reward stickers.
A joyful collection of poems for young children by an author who is completely in tune with her audience! Julia Donaldson celebrates the delights of going to the park, walking the dog, pizza, riding a bike and sliding down the bannisters in poems that are just perfect for reading out loud. Definitely one to add to the picture book shelf and to return to over and over. A collection of funny and exciting Princess Mirror-Belle adventures from the much-loved author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson - perfect for newly independent readers.
Magically mischievous Mirror-Belle is back and ready to sweep Ellen off on more exciting and hilarious escapades. From the much-loved author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson - perfect for newly independent readers. Soon the wise owl puts him straight. Each of the animals was warning Jackdaw of a dangerous storm coming in sign language!
Using his wings, Jackdaw learns sign language too and then he can talk to everyone! The brightly coloured illustrations capture the exuberance of the text. There's a hullabaloo at the seaside when a toddler takes his friends on a stroll to the end of the pier.
Hurry scurry, flip flop, toddle waddle. With jaunty rhymes and bright, bold pictures even the youngest child will love this simple, playful story. Click here for an activity sheet related to this book! Best-selling Julia Donaldson has created a new story for the popular Princess Mirror-Belle in this gorgeously glittery book. Ellen is covered in spots.
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She has chicken pox and is very itchy! Princess Mirror-Belle has a magic cure for dragon pox. But what will Mum have to say about it! Draw your own Princess selfie with this fun activity page! Bestselling author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Lydia Monks brilliant picture book is now in jigsaw form. In the farmyard among all the noisy animals with their MOOs! This beautiful glittery creature is so quiet that she hears two crafty robbers plotting to raid the farmyard. Click here for a What the Ladybird Heard activity sheet! The Gruffalo leads young readers deep into the woods so that they can explore nature.
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There are so many things to spot! There are signs of spring in the grass and everything else that is green, in the new families of ducklings, in the colours of the spring flowers and in the special spring sounds. Over reward stickers and spaces to draw observations make this an enjoyable and interactive guide which will encourage looking closely at nature. The 10th anniversary of this gem from the prize-winning creators of The Gruffalo. A brilliant visual treat now available as a stunning gift set, containing a mini paperback of the book and a piece floor puzzle.
All three stories are written in Julia Donaldson's fabulous rhyme and illustrated by the inimitable Axel Scheffler, of Gruffalo fame. Many of the creatures that appear in The Gruffalo feature in this rollicking adventure of a greedy Highway Rat and how he is outwitted by a very clever duck.
I hope you enjoy spending time with Goat at playgroup as much I did. Many of the creatures that appear in The Gruffalo feature in this rollicking rhyming adventure of a greedy Highway Rat, in the style of the famous Alfred Noyes poem, 'The Highwayman', and how he is outwitted by a very clever duck.
In Poems to Perform, Julia Donaldson has chosen poems with performance by children in mind, and her notes and ideas on performing them are included in a special section at the end of the book. Julia's passionate belief that performance can help children enjoy reading and grow in confidence is informed by her own experience both as a child and now, working with groups of children to bring stories, poems and songs to life.
Illustrated throughout with exquisite, expressive lino-cuts by Clare Melinsky, this is a book for teachers, parents, children: anyone who loves great poetry. Happy 15th Birthday to The Gruffalo, the most popular picture book of the present century! Millions of children around the world have enjoyed the joke as the Little Mouse outsmarts the ferocious but not very clever or brave Gruffalo. This anniversary edition also includes memories of how the book came into being —warts and all! Readers will love being able to bring the different animals — and the weather!
The perfect Christmas gift! A gentle ghost tries to scare a little girl but, when he fails even to be able to wake her up, he knows he needs help! Luckily, there are lots of very noisy friends on hand! Dancing, flying, jumping, the five paper dolls joined together by holding hands, escape from the jaws of a crocodile, ride on a bus, lie on the rooftops to look at the stars and much, much more in the hands of the little girl who made them.
When disaster strikes, the memory of their happy days remain and is handed down to another little girl many years later. If you would like to register to vote, visit www.
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This sturdy, colourful board book is the perfect way for Stick Man's youngest fans to learn their first words - with numbers, colours, animal sounds and more! Schoolboy, Zog has a lot of learning about flying, breathing fire and princesses. Being a good boy he tries his hardest to get a coveted gold star for his efforts. But not all the hard work in the world can stop things going wrong! Celebrating twenty years of a classic picture book pairing!
Although the book you have in your hands is officially a 20th birthday edition, A Squash and a Squeeze is actually nearer forty! September Book of the Month.
The witch and her cat are a delightful duo and their cheerful story is given terrific additionality by the wonderful sounds that accompany them in this edition. Listen to the cat purr, the wand whoosh and much, much more as you read the story aloud. Elmo and his sister want to move to the run down house with the overgrown garden.
Instead, their parents choose to buy the house next door. Luckily, Elmo and his sister can still play in the jungle as the house remains empty.